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Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005

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General Info
Geography 
Malawi (MWI)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2004 - 01/2005
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

Part of phase 4 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.  The Malawi 2004-2005 DHS included tests for anemia and HIV.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antimalarials, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Insecticide-treated bednets, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Obstetric fistulas, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco use, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, National Statistical Office of Malawi. Malawi Demographic and Health Survey 2004-2005. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.